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New Live Video

December 31st, 2009

Moldover Live at LoveTech

HELP WANTED: Octamasher Technician; DC-Metro Area

December 24th, 2009

Applicants should have:
- Residence in the DC-Metro area
- Flexible schedule (Octamasher events are often on weekdays)
- Valid driver's license and clean driving record
- Some understanding of musical instruments and computers
- Experience working with heavy objects and hand tools
- Self reliant, resilient and hard working attitude
- Cheerful, friendly, outgoing personality
Hours: scattered full-days of work; 1 to 3 days in a row, often including "travel days"
Pay: decent
Contact: Moldover

Private Controllerism Lessons with Moldover

December 12th, 2009

Moldover has been giving private controllerism lessons for years. Previously you'd have to catch him in his home town or on tour in your city. Now Moldover is opening up his teaching practice globally. Using Skype's new screen-sharing feature, you can study one on one with Moldover anywhere in the world. MORE INFO

Awesome Edition Albums now $39

December 10th, 2009

There are a dwindling supply of the first edition of Moldover's "Awesome" Circuit Board Albums left. The price has dropped to $39:US / $49:International. Grab them before they're gone. BUY

IMA Nomination

December 4th, 2009

Moldover's album has been nominated for an Independent Music Award. Winners are decided by judges and robots so you can't help Moldover win, BUT if you're curious to learn more or bump Moldover a little higher on the "people's choice" poll, click here.

Booking NOW: Spring and Summer Tours

December 1st, 2009

If you're interested in helping create a Moldover gig in your town, contact him.

Spring dates: Burlington VT, Boston MA, Providence RI, Hartford CT, New York City, NY, Rochester NY, Pittsburgh PA, Philadelphia PA, Baltimore MD, Washington DC, Raleigh NC, Atlanta GA, Louisville KY, and Cincinnati, OH.

Summer dates: Luxembourg, Belgium, The Netherlands, Berlin, Frankfurt, Koln, London, and Barcelona.

Circuit Board Video Goes Viral

October 24th, 2009

The dust has settled from the initial release of Moldover's album. The popular Gizmodo and Engadget blogs quickly picked up Moldover's "Circuit Board Instrument" video . The video immediately "went viral" racking up over 200,000 views in a matter of weeks! For more of the internet press surrounding the CD packaging check out the newly updated PRESS PAGE.

Fall Tour

September 24th, 2009

Moldover is touring through the middle of November on the east coast. Check him out in Buffalo NY, Chapel Hill NC, Playa Del Fuego Festival DE, New York City NY, Redbank NJ, Ithaca NY, Chicago IL, Cincinatti OH, Columbus OH, Miami FL, Boston MA and more.

Details here. NEW-11-20-09: Moldover's Fall Tour 2009 photo scrap-book.

Moldover Album Digital-Downloads

September 5th, 2009

If you don't want to buy a physical CD, you can download Moldover's album directly from
itunes, eMusic, Amazon MP3, Lala, Shockhound, Amie Street, and LimeWire Store.

Happy virtual shopping!

Holy Crap! The Album is FINALLY HERE!!!

August 18th, 2009

Moldover's Album is out! Look lower-left to listen!

You can order your own copy HERE

Der Octer-mashen

July 29th, 2009

A crazy German dude named Nils Hoffmann has created The Octamasher's German Little Brother.
Why are the Germans so awesomely crazy?

The SyncoMasher Lives

June 1st, 2009


Create Digital Music - The Amzing Rolo
Maker Blog, MakerFaire San Francisco
Ruckus Roots Blog, Earthweek- University of Wisconsin
Coachella, Indio CA

The SyncoMasher

March 9th, 2009


Coming in late April: It's like The Octamasher, but fancier and with blinky lights. Sweet dude.

Announcing SOUND CONTROL

February 22nd, 2009


For several years now, Moldover has been doing educational workshops interspersed with his live shows and Octamasher installs. Now he's taking it to the next level with a full-day, hands-on, interactive program called SOUND CONTROL. The first official Sound Control will be presented on March 14th in San Francisco as a Pyramind Elite Session.

New Monthly Party launched in San Francisco

January 24th, 2009


Building on the success of New York City's Warper Party, Moldover is uniting San Francisco Bay Area controllerists with a new underground monthly party called LoveTech.

Check out sights and sounds from the first party: Video | Photos | Review

A Brief History of Moldover

January 1st, 2009


In light of the fact that Moldover does a lot of crazy sh*t, we have compiled this handy "Mini History of Moldover"

- 2003: Quits playing in bands to pursue The Art of Live Remixing; using software and controllers to manipulate pre-recorded music.
- 2004: Launches "moldover.com" and releases 1000 free copies his mix-CD Live Remashing.
- 2005: Builds The Octamasher, an interactive music installation that lets people create live music with moldover's instruments as a group.
- 2006: Co-creates The Warper Party, a monthly gathering now established as the hub of live-electronic music in NYC.
- 2007: Creates controllerism.com to establish a community of controllerists in the spirit of openly sharing information and collectively developing the craft.
- 2008: Completes his first album of original music composed, performed, produced, and mixed, entirely by himself.

Album Completed: Listen To "Say It"

December 5th, 2008


Moldover's new album IS FINISHED. It's now on it's way to the hands of important people at important companies making important decisions. In the mean time have a listen to the first single, entitled "SAY IT". (see player at the bottom of this page)

Custom Wired

December 4th, 2008


Moldover has completed building a better toaster

End of the Red Tape

November 22nd, 2008


In late 2005 Moldover composed a full-length soundtrack for a videogame called "Snow". Production on the project was cancelled just months before it's release because of circumstances surrounding the infamous Grand Theft Auto "Hot Coffee" controversy. After years of legal battles with the game's publisher, Moldover has finally regained the rights to license the Snow Soundtrack for use in film and television. Music publishers interested in receiving a copy can contact Moldover here

Custom Built

October 9th, 2008


Moldover is building a better toaster.

Fall Tour

September 30th, 2008


Moldover roams to exotic lands this October including NYC, Paris, Luxembourg and Chatanooga Tennessee! Details Here

The Octamasher Goes to College

September 26th, 2008


Moldover's Octamasher is now represented at colleges and universities exclusively by Auburn Moon Agency

Moldover Featured on YouTube's HomePage

September 21st, 2008


Moldover's episode of The How To Show is featured on YouTube.com this week

100,000 views on the first day and counting...

East Coast - West Coast

August 1st, 2008


Moldover has moved his secret lair from Brooklyn NY to San Francisco CA

Controllerism: The Third Wave

June 25th, 2008


Video: MTV's "How To Show"
Press: Featured Artist on NovationMusic.com
A true critic: Hideous Strength
And a few Tru fans: Synthtopia Radio Shaolin Jeff Ramos Create Digital Music Michael Bierylo Matrix Synth Celebrity Murder Party Wire to the Ear DACso UMW Belvario Richard Lainhart Raw DJ ElectroBoy Lyndon LX7 Sunshine Underground Ean Golden Ean Golden Ean Golden Ean Golden Ean Golden Ean Golden Break and Enter 001 Matthew Brehmer DJ Lokey DJForums PulseClock Homemade Noize MIDIGun and more...

New Album in the Works, ALL ORIGINAL MUSIC!!!

April 19th, 2008


Moldover has just released a new video detailing some of the work he is doing on his NEW ORIGINAL ALBUM.

- No, this is not another "mix CD".
- No, this is not a "mashup DJ" thing.
- Yes, Moldover is writing original tracks "from scratch"!

Controllerism: The Second Wave

February 29th, 2007


Video:
German TV Segment
NAMM 2008 Video
Press:
Moldover's Controllerism Manifesto (page 1) (page2)
Countless Blogs
Community:
Controllerism Forum

New Mix Posted, Mix Archive Opened

January 28th, 2008


After almost two years with countless performances and NO sound recordings, Moldover is finally releasing a new mix.
"Live at BassWerks LA 1-17-08" (recorded thanks to Momo The Monster) has been posted to the Downloads section.
The Moldover mix archive (going back to 2005!) has also been opened.
Download Mixes Here

Controllerism: The First Wave

November 5th, 2007


New website:
controllerism.com
New Video:
Moldover's Approach to Controllerism
New Download:
Moldover's software presets

The Octamasher on Tour

July 21st, 2007, Updated Sept 10th


July 29 - Aug 8: Beat Riders, Huntsville TX
Aug 27 - Sept 1: Burning Man, Black Rock City NV
Sept 13: BigTune, Brooklyn, NY
Sept 29: Love Fest, San Francisco CA
Oct 2-3: Private Party, Madison WI
Oct 20-21: Sound Sessions, Charlotte NC


Full Details

Remix Magazine Feature

October 1st, 2007


"...with no emotional ties to a particular DJing paradigm- (Moldover) is literally throwing away the rule-book and reinventing the wheel."
Read the complete article here

Burning Moldover

August 18th, 2007


Moldover is in full effect at Burning Man this year. Live performances, radio guest-appearances, a full week of Octamashing, Warper parties, Warper workshops, Burning Bootie and more!
Full Details

New Moldover Videos

June 13th, 2007


Interview with Moldover, Remix Hotel NYC,

The Octamasher at Art Outside, Austin TX,

Moldover at the South American Music conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Moldover is like, famous and stuff

May 17th, 2007


Computer Music Magazine,
Keyboard Magazine,
NPR radio and more...

Travels

January 20th, 2007


Moldover is on the music industry event circuit for the next month or so.
See him at NAMM in Anaheim, SAMC in Buenos Aires, SXSW in Austin or WMC in Miami.
Click here for more details

New Octamasher micro-site and video

December 14th, 2006

The new Octamasher video is finally here.

You know you're curious.

Watch it NOW.

Moldover on You Tube

October 27th, 2006


7,000+ YouTube viewers have seen videos of Moldover performing at clubs, festivals and even (gasp) in his own livingroom! Have you?

Warper is Moving

July 14th, 2006


Moldover and DJ Shakey's monthly electronic music party is moving to a bigger, better venue. Check out the live page or the Warper site for more info.

Moldover SXSW video

May 9th, 2006

Rock the party. VIDEO

Octa-Masher SXSW video

April 23rd, 2006

Octa-Masher Version 2 in effect.

Moldover blogging from SXSW

March 10th, 2006


Check out Moldover's new Buzznet page for up-to-the-minute photos and videos from his SXSW adventures.

Pix also posted at RedBullHouse.com

Live Remashing Renaissance

February 24th, 2006

Live, Warper, 2-21-06
This mix is FRESH.
Download it now!

The Octa-Masher version 2

February 19th, 2006


Moldover is bringing the Octa-Masher to the RedBull House at the South By South West Festival (SXSW) in Austin Texas. More info on the live page.

New Live Mix online

January 30th, 2006


Moldover has released a recording of his performance at the Bushwick Art Project from 11-12-2005. It is currently available exclusively as a streaming MP3: Moldover's Winamp-AOL page

Moldover in the press

January 11th, 2006


Check out a slew of new interviews, reviews and articles surrounding Live Remashing. PRESS

Meet The Octa-Masher

December 4th, 2005


Moldover's interactive audio installation, "The Octa-Masher", debuted at this year's Burning Man Festival. You can read about it in this month's Keyboard Magazine, check out pictures and MP3s from Burning Man, or be part of it's default-world debut at the Warper party in NYC on the 13th!

"Scarface" the Video Game?

October 31st, 2005

Moldover's first full-length original soundtrack is done! 45 minutes of original instrumental funk, disco, metal, classic rock, electro and hip-hop.

        Check out Snow (Frog City/Take 2 Interactive) on PC, X-Box and Play Station Portable this spring.

NEW Live Mix posted

August 28th, 2005



Moldover at Galapagos 7-31-05. Download the MP3 HERE.

Accent E-magazine

August 11th, 2005

Jordan Rudess of Dream Theater has just launched his own online music magazine called "Accent". Moldover is writing the electronic music column beginning with a series of articles on live performance with electronics. Here is your chance to get the full scoop on Moldover's tech-tricks. accent.jordanrudess.com

NYC Shows

July 11th, 2005

        July is hot and so is NYC's live music scene. My literary skills may be luke-warm at best, but you can experience the inferno that is Moldover this Sunday at Pianos, three days next week at the OASIS Arts Festival, or on the 31st with Conduit at Galapagos Artspace. Check out the Live page for all the details.

Live Internet-Radio Broadcast

June 25th, 2005

Moldover will be playing his first live, world wide accessible internet set this Saturday! Tune in and grab the live stream from the Conduit loft party in Brooklyn NY, followed by our sister SanFran party, "Beta". The show schedule, streaming web-link, and details on the actual party are right here.

US tour over

June 2nd, 2005

        Moldover has returned from his rock-star exploits to the city he calls home. Personal tour pix are posted here. Be sure to check out his experimental Remashing shows at the Conduit party on the 7th or Jell-O Wrestling on the 12th.

Moldover on tour with Sarah Fimm

May 9th, 2005

        Moldover is backing up this electronic rock band on guitar and keys in 13 major cities across the US. Go to Sarah Fimm's website for tour dates. Also check out the headliner, Peter Murphy from Bauhaus.

Live Remashing: officially released

April 24, 2005

Forget everything you know about DJ-ing and download these MP3s NOW

Moldover on MySpace

April 19th, 2005

        Join Moldover's circle of virtual friends on MySpace.com and be a part of this growing internet-based community.

Brand New Website

March 21, 2005

Moldover.com is here! This site is being designed by Nashville musician/writer Matthew Ebel. You can check out his other website designs at www.matthewebel.com/webdesign.

Sarah Fimm remix online

February 22, 2005

"Be Like Water"; Profound words from Kung Fu Master Bruce Lee find re-interpretation in the first single from Sarah Fimm's second record. Moldover has sliced and diced Sarah's vocals to re-reinterpret these words in an epic remix, now available as streaming audio here.

The Interstellar Remix Wagon Mini-documentary online

January 10, 2005

Ever wonder what it takes to put a forty-person dance party, complete with live music and video projection, on wheels? Ever wonder what it takes to get that party from Washington DC to an art festival in the middle of the Nevada desert with 30,000 friends? Moldover wondered the same thing. Videos, photos, tech-notes and personal memoirs from his first Burning Man project are now online.

Jennifer Matthews album cancelled

October 13, 2004

The bad news: due to technical difficulties, Moldover will no longer be producing or playing guitar for Jennifer's new record. The good news: Moldover has finished three unauthorized mixes from the original tracks with the original line-up. Listen to what might have been here.

The Emphatics, Flexible Deviance CD release party announced

April 14 13, 2004

On one single night, three colossal forces collide: Amateur Female Jell-O Wrestling, The Emphatics first rooftop concert, and Moldover's birthday-bash. If you won't be around for the party, you can still buy a copy of The Emphatics: Flexible Deviance.